thresh out


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Related to thresh out: thrash out

thresh out

vb
another term for thrash out
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thresh

verb
1. To beat (plants) with a machine or by hand to separate the grain from the straw:
2. To hit heavily and repeatedly with violent blows:
Informal: lambaste.
Slang: clobber.
Idiom: rain blows on.
3. To swing about or strike at wildly:
phrasal verb
thresh out or over
To speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about:
Informal: hash (over), kick around, knock about (or around).
Slang: rap.
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In "no place" in the gallery will art be shown: Instead, an ambitious program of talks and discussions will thresh out ideas about art's role in the twenty-first century.